Gold Star Village of Harvey, New Brunswick

Fiddle

Fiddle - Village of HarveyFiddle - Village of Harvey

Designer: Roland "Rollie" McLean (Harvey, NB)

Built: June 2000

Dimensions: Height: 14 Feet (4.3 Metres)
Weight: 500 Pounds (approx.)

Construction Materials:
Steel and Sheet Metal

Location:
Route 3, Harvey Station, NB

Reason for Building:

To Honour famed fiddler Don Messer. Harvey was his hometown.

Additional Information:

Rollie MacLean, a local craftsman and master welder, built the fiddle in his workshop in his spare time. It sits on a metal base and has a brass plaque inscribed with the words:
"A tribute to internationally renowned fiddler
Don Messer
1909 - 1973
'In celebration of his life and contribution to music'".

The fiddle was painted (airbrushed) in Saint John, NB.

Here is another shot of it as taken by Gerald Kornelsen:
Fiddle - Gerald Kornelsen

and Susan Nelson, Secretary of the Village of Harvey

Information Source: Village of Harvey

Pictures Sources: Susan Nelson, Secretary of the Village of Harvey and Gerald Kornelsen

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Created By DMY on October 8, 2000
Last Updated: July 30, 2001